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Overwatch eSports Team Fundraising St. Jude Children’s Cancer Research

Variety reports: "Immortals LLC., a global eSports firm which owns and operates Overwatch eSports league the Los Angeles Valiant, is teaming up with St. Jude Children’s Research...

CBS Picks 18 Advocacy Groups to Get $20M As Part of...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "CBS Corp. on Friday detailed which women's advocacy groups would get portions of the $20 million that it had previously said it...

Riot Games Leads Investment in Hypixel Game Studio

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "League of Legends developer Riot Games is leading an investment into a game studio from the team that created independent Minecraft server Hypixel. Other...

Mobile startup AppOnboard raises $15m round for instant demos platform

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "AppOnboard, a startup focused on streaming demos for mobile apps, has raised $15 million in a new funding round. AppOnboard has offices in...

TikTok Parent ByteDance Raising $1.45 Billion to Invest in Media, AI

Variety reports: "ByteDance, the company behind the wildly popular social video app TikTok, is in the process of raising a $1.45 billion fund to invest in...

Virtual Reality Veterans Launch AR Startup Backed by Jeffrey Katzenberg, YouTube...

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "The company, based out of downtown Los Angeles, has formally launched out of stealth mode with backing from Jeffrey Katzenberg’s...

Matchmade raises $4.8 million for influencer game marketing

Venture Beat reports: "Matchmade has raised $4.8 million in funding for its platform to match influencers such as YouTubers and Twitch streamers with brands and game companies...

BitTorrent owner Tron will invest $100 million in blockchain games

Venture Beat reports: "BitTorrent owner Tron announced it will invest $100 million in blockchain games over the next three years. San Francisco and Malta-based Tron wants to spur...

Nifty Games raises $3 million for mobile and digital console sports...

Venture Beat reports: "Nifty Games has raised $3 million in funding to make high-quality sports games on mobile and digital platforms. Game veterans Jon Middleton and Pete Wanat started the...

Microsoft briefly overtakes Apple to become the world’s most valuable company

The Verge reports: "Microsoft has overtaken Apple in market cap value for the first time in eight years. Microsoft briefly reached a market cap value of...